St. Jude treats children with cancer, blood disorders and related life-threatening diseases. We take many of the toughest cases. This often includes children who do not respond well to standard treatments.
View a list of diseases we treat.
Read general information about cancer in children, including causes, treatments, statistics and information for survivors.
Selected Immune Disorders and Infectious Diseases
St. Jude treats children with cancer, blood disorders and related life-threatening diseases. We take the toughest cases. This often includes children who do not respond well to standard treatments.
Contact the Physician / Patient Referral Office to Refer a Child to St. Jude
To be accepted at St. Jude, children must be eligible for one of our open clinical trials or meet one of the additional criteria listed below. They must also be referred by a physician or qualified medical professional.
Requirements for acceptance to a St. Jude clinical trial include:
- Age range
- Type and stage of disease
- Other medical criteria including organ function, blood values, performance scores, etc.
Some trials only accept children if they have not yet begun treatment.
Physician Referral Contact Form
Together by St. Jude™ is a free online resource for all families facing childhood cancer, no matter where patients receive treatment. Find reliable medical information, learn ways to manage life with cancer, and hear from others who have walked a similar path.